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Definition 1: United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for gallon in the sense of this definition

(gallon is a kind of ...) a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System

(gallon is a part of ...) a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon

(... is part of gallon) any of various units of capacity

"a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"

Definition 2: a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for gallon in the sense of this definition

(gallon is a kind of ...) a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet

(gallon is a part of ...) a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters

(... is part of gallon) any of various units of capacity

"a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"

(... is part of gallon) a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks

(... is part of gallon) a British unit of capacity equal to 9 imperial gallons

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